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ENTERTAINMENT Padmavati is Now Padmaavat; Makers Confirm Change on Social Media
Weeks after CBFC suggested to change the name of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmavati to Padmaavat, the makers have officially accepted the suggestion. The makers have changed the name on all social media sites, namely Twitter and Instagram, and are expected to change the same in the official poster, trailer and released songs as well.
SPORTS Australia Recall Cameron White for England ODIs
Cameron White will fancy playing his first one-day international in three years after replacing the injured Chris Lynn in the Australia squad for the five-match series against England beginning on Sunday. A calf injury to explosive batsman Lynn opened an unlikely door for 34-year-old White, who played the last of his 88 ODIs in 2015 in Hobart. Melbourne hosts the first one-dayer between the Ashes rivals, before the series moves on to Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.
TECH Smartron Launches t.phone P
Smartron has expanded its smartphone portfolio with the launch of t.phone P. The smartphone comes as the third offering by the company and features a full metal body and a massive 5,000 mAh battery. The company claims to have focussed on the build quality, performance as well as aesthetics of the smartphone. Priced at Rs 7,999, the smartphone will be up for sale starting January 17, exclusively on Flipkart in a Flash sale at 12 pm.